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Jan 8, 2013 3:00pm PST
bringing everyone together in his administration and across the aisle and voters. i mean, voters -- they selected obama, they voted for obama in 2008. they believed in him and they believed in change. and this last time around in the policies and vision they had going forward. >> that's the point, victoria. that they believe in what he's doing and believe in him going forward. 57% say he won the fiscal cliff fight. in the last century only four presidents have won two elections with more than 50% of the vote. president obama, reagan, eisenhower, and president franklin roosevelt. the question is can he use this momentum, can he use this support to get his agenda done. that's his challenge. >> and the challenge is getting it done within the next two years. we don't know what's going to happen. we don't know if there's going to be another republican surge, so the president has to get that list of foreign policy demands, the list of immigration, and the list of gun control done in the next 18 months. not even two years. and i think immigration is going to be another one of the big is
Jan 15, 2013 3:00pm PST
from president obama's second inauguration coming on martin luther king day. but from day one of the administration, the right wing rhetoric has been ugly. they've called him un-american, lazy, a food stamp president. this was once the party of lincoln. what happened? joining me now, jonathan capehart, opinion writer for "the washington post" and an msnbc contributor. and victoria defrancesco soto. an msnbc contributor. thank you both for joining me tonight. >> thanks, rev. >> thanks rb reverend. >> jonathan, almost 45 years from the death of dr. king, would you think we'd be here right now in our politics? >> well, no. you would think that we would have at least our politics would have advanced farther along than this. colin powell sunday as you said spoke truth to the republican party. he didn't say anything that you or i or victoria or a vast majority of the country doesn't already know, understand, and accept. that the republican party is going to continue to lose presidential elections. it's going to continue to be a regional reactionary party unless and until it does something
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